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Old 09-04-2010, 02:05 PM   #1
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I think this is a squirrel nest, it looks like there are acorn shells in that droopy part hanging down the side. What do you think?
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Old 09-04-2010, 02:37 PM   #2
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Is it made of leaves?
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Old 09-04-2010, 08:51 PM   #3
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It sure does look like a squirrel nest. How many kinds of squirrels do you have in your part of KY?
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Old 09-04-2010, 11:04 PM   #4
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That looks like all the squirrels nests around me. They're high up in trees and the leaves are on top of twigs that support it.
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Old 09-05-2010, 08:43 AM   #5
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It's pretty high up in the tree, looks like it is made of twigs and rotted leaves. We have a lot of gray squirrels here. We also have fox and flying squirrels in KY but I've never seen them. I wonder if this is an old nest or if nests get reused.
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Sometimes they rebuild them by me adding new leaves.... sometimes the wind gets them and they start all over in the same spot or build another one in a different tree. You'll have to watch now that you know where it is to see what goes on next spring. I've got one gray squirrel that I can recognize by sight even at a distance because her tail is partially gone that reuses or rebuilds in the same spot in the same Hawthorn tree for four years running.
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